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Egypt is seeking investors for the development of upscale tourism projects in untapped areas along the Red Sea as it pushes to revive its vital tourism industry to pre-2011 revolution levels within three years. In addition to attracting international investments, the home of the pyramids will reform the structure ...
Out here in the Red Sea, it's easy to forget this is Saudi Arabia, a conservative Muslim country where the vast majority of women cover their hair and face with black veils, wear long, loose robes, known as abayas, in public, are largely segregated from men and cannot travel abroad without the permission of ...

Abdallah Abed, a researcher at the Red Sea Reserves, said that a patrol headed by him spotted about 10 to 12 'false killer whales' no less than five meters long each near the island of Magawish, Abu Monqar. Abed explained that the false killer whale is a rare dolphin that rarely appears in the waters of the ...
ADEN: The Yemeni National Resistance Forces, led by Staff Brigadier-General Tarek Mohamed Abdullah Saleh, today (Thursday) launched a large-scale military operation on Yemen's Red Sea Coast in the direction of Mocha and Al Barah Area, west of Taiz, to liberate new areas from the grip of the ...
Arous was an idyllic holiday resort in the Sudanese desert, on the banks of the Red Sea. But this glamorous destination was a base for Israeli agents with a secret mission. "Arous on the Red Sea, a wonderful world apart," the glossy brochure says, pronouncing it "the diving and desert recreation centre of ...
YEMEN: Rashid Al Khateri, Head of the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) Team in the Red Sea Coast of Yemen, said that the ERC is launching relief campaigns to improve the lives of the Yemeni people, by providing humanitarian, development and relief aid to help them overcome their difficult conditions ...

SANAA, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Yemen's dominant Houthi movement said its air defense forces shot down a U.S.-made fighter drone on Wednesday in the Yemeni Red Sea port city of Hodeidah. "The air defense forces of the army and popular forces shot down a U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone in Hodeidah ...
HURGHADA is a family holiday favourite on the Red Sea - thanks to year-round sunshine, great diving and bargain prices. Many of the resorts are all inclusive too, making it easier to keep tabs on your holiday spending. Hurghada is a family favourite due to its sandy beaches and coral reefs. Getty - ...
The UAE Armed Forces, as part of the Arab Coalition, are launching various military operations to ensure the security of Yemen's Red Sea Coast and protect maritime navigation in a strategic international commercial route, he said in an interview with the state news agency Wam. Dr Taher said the targeting ...
But the west coast, which was already in the middle of a regeneration plan before the Vision was announced, will be home to two other “giga projects”: Neom, the $500 billion project to create a futuristic urban hub in the north of the region, and the Red Sea Resort, the tourism and leisure development ...
Portsudan — The Governor of Red Sea State, Ali Ahmed Hamid, has appreciated the deeply-rooted relations between Sudan and Nigeria and an affirmed the keenness of his state to strengthening its relations to achieve joint interest of the people of two countries. This came in his meeting on Thursday ...
A self-proclaimed scuba fanatic, the Spaniard has always dreamed of diving the Red Sea, a place "full of life and colors you can't find elsewhere." But unbeknownst to many of the 12,000 scuba divers who traveled here last year, some of the vibrant coral reefs they came to explore have been artificially ...
Somalia, like other countries in the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea region, has drawn increased attention from outsiders with interests in the area. Turkey has been extremely active in Somalia, in close cooperation with the federal government, and the UAE has been very active throughout the Horn of Africa.
Al Mukalla: Forces loyal to the internationally-recognised president of Yemen, backed by the Saudi-led coalition troops and fighter jets, seized control of the port city of Medi in the northern province of Hajja after fierce clashes with the Iran-backed Al Houthis. Yemen's minister of information and military ...
Jordan signed a memorandum of understanding with Israel and Palestine in December 2013 to implement the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. Under the first phase, a total of 300mcm of water will be pumped each year, eventually transferring up to 2 billion cubic metres of ...
Our debut episode of Why, Why, Why! features stories on the theme of “Crossing the Red Sea” told by Abe Silver, Jodi Davidovitch, Yaser Abu Areesha, Nancy Cahners, and Guy Sharett. About the Show An evening (and a podcast) of people sharing a true story for an audience while sipping a beer and ...
A Saudi oil tanker suffered minor damage when it was attacked by Yemeni rebels in international waters west of the Red Sea port of Al-Hudaydah on 3 April, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported the spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition as saying. Colonel Turki al-Maliki said the attack was ...

The Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen has said the group attacked a Saudi-flagged oil tanker in the Red Sea, while the insurgents claim they struck one of the country's warships. The incident does come after the Iranian-backed movement said it could decide to strike at commercial ...
Pullmantur is set to debut a new program later this year as the 1990-built Horizon will offer the Red Sea as part of a “Dubai and Legends of Arabia” itinerary launching in December. The Dubai-based program will feature calls in Abu Dhabi, Khasab, Fujairah and Muscat, following the ship's Athens-based ...
The representative of the US State Department and the accompanying delegation were also received by the Chairman of the Red Sea State's Legislative Council, Omer Oshek, and got informed on the experience of the state in the legislative and development work and the role of the Legislative Council in ...
The activities has been suspended on Thursday due to bad weather and rising waves in the Red Sea. Former Head of the Red Sea's Tourist Chamber of Diving Ashraf Saleh said that security bodies sent signals to all diving centers that weather has stabilized and the dust storm has ended. The diving ...
DP World Sokhna recently welcomed the largest bulk cargo vessel to ever arrive to the port and enter the Red Sea, said a press release from the company. Known as a capesize vessel, the M/v Seafarer originally came from Malta carrying steel cargo weighing more than 140,000 MT. Prior to its arrival, DP ...
One of the most incredible parts of the story of Passover is when Moses used his staff to part the Red Sea and allow the Israelites to pass through to reach Mount Sinai. Once the sea was split and the Israelites were able to pass safely through, Moses used his staff once again to command the sea to return.
Diving and marine activities in the Red Sea cities Hurghada, Gouna, and Safaga were suspended on Thursday due to bad weather and rising waves of ... Former Head of the Red Sea's Tourist Chamber of Diving affirmed that security bodies sent warning signals to all diving centers to take precautions in ...
Sudan Qatar to manage Red Sea port Sudan and Qatar will sign a $4 billion agreement to jointly develop the Red Sea port of Suakin off Sudan's coast, Sudanese media quoted Transport Minister Makawi Mohamed Awad as saying. Awad made the announcement during a visit by Qatari officials to Suakin, ...
Here in the Red Sea, it's easy to forget this is Saudi Arabia, a conservative Muslim country where the vast majority of women cover their hair and faces with black veils and wear long, loose robes, known as abayas. In public, women are largely segregated from men and cannot travel abroad without the ...
Hazem Al-Silimani, a Saudi scuba-diving instructor who has free dived (without equipment) in the Red Sea for a record-breaking six minutes, told Arab News: “We are enhancing our expertise to get more involvement from youngsters who want to learn diving. Our training starts in the swimming pool, where ...
OFF THE COAST OF JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The sky is clear, the sun is shining, and the sea is a glimmering turquoise. Nouf Alosaimi is on a discovery dive around a small, sandy island in the Red Sea that's home to busy crabs and a few seagulls. Jellyfish float near the edge of the boat in waters so ...
RIYADH, March 23 (Xinhua) -- The International Jazz Festival on Friday concluded in the Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The two-day jazz festival, the largest one ever held in the Middle East kingdom, attracted ten internationally acclaimed jazz masters to participate in. The outdoor festival ...
... looks unlikely that either will give the kiss of life to the once-popular city on the Red Sea. Only five years ago, the city of Sharm el-Sheikh was the most prominent destination for tourists in Egypt. But tourism revenue took a nosedive following the Russian plane crash in the Sinai Peninsula in October 2015.
The Nile River and the Red Sea are two bodies of water that have played a crucial role in world history for millennia, as any reading of Herodotus or Ibn Battuta will remind us. Both remain the sites of fierce international competition in 2018, even as such developments have scarcely received the ...
Variety Cruises is deploying 25 cabin mega yacht Harmony V at the Eastern end of the Mediterranean this winter, offering two alternative itineraries taking in highlights of Egypt and Jordan, running from December 2018 to March 2019. The 7 night, 8 day itineraries sail between Suez and Aqaba and in ...
Tayeb had told Al-Masry Al-Youm that Red Sea Operation Center had been notified on Tuesday of a missing Austrian tourist, Weimer Shelvister, after he did not return to his hotel following a kite-surfing trip. He added that the tourist boat returned to shore without the tourist and subsequently reported him ...
George Nader, the Lebanese-American businessman, who is co-operating with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Donald Trump's campaign funding, organised a secret summit of Arab leaders on a yacht in the Red Sea in late 2015, Middle East Eye can reveal. Nader proposed to the ...
Dante Lam, the Hong Kong director whose “Operation Red Sea” recently became the second largest film in Chinese history, has set a new actioner as his next film. The untitled picture is to be produced by Hong Kong's Emperor Motion Picture. The film will likely be produced in collaboration CCTV and ...
A pregnant woman visiting Egypt certainly has a unique story to tell about her labor: The woman appears to have given birth in the Red Sea, according to news reports. The woman was reportedly a tourist in Dahab, Egypt, according to the Daily Mail. A series of photos captured the birth, showing the mother ...
The 'Long March of Farmers', steered by the Maharashtra unit of the CPM's farmers' wing, the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), was the latest in a string of farmers' protests Maharashtra has seen in a year. They were demanding a complete loan waiver, remunerative prices for agricultural produce and ...
The project will connect the eastern resort of Ain al-Sokhna to El Alamein. (Reuters). Reuters, Dubai Monday, 12 March 2018. Text size A A A. Egypt plans to award the tender for a high-speed railway between the Red Sea and the Mediterranean in the second half of 2018, transport minister Hisham Arafat ...
Egypt plans railway project to link Mediterranean with Red Sea ... Egypt's Transport Minister Hisham Arafat said on Monday that Egypt is in the process of launching a new high-speed railway linking the Mediterranean and the Red Sea with the participation of more than 10 international companies.
SOUTHERN SINAI: Social media users have been sharing pictures purportedly showing a Russian tourist who delivered her baby in the Red Sea waters, Southern Sinai. The mother, dressed in a bikini swimsuit, reportedly had a water birth that was captured in a series of photos published by a Facebook ...
Edged out by Black Panther, Operation Red Sea came in second with $58.1m. But its 24-day total of $556.6m finally made it the overall Chinese New Year champion, narrowly surpassing Detective Chinatown 2. Dante Lam's action-packed military film is also China's third highest grossing film of all time, ...
Egypt to issue global tender to explore oil in Red Sea. ARAB NEWS | Published — Monday 12 March 2018. Egypt's Petroleum Ministry is in the process of issuing a global tender before the end of this year to explore petroleum wealth, including in the Red Sea. (Reuters) ...
CAIRO – 11 March 2018: Minister of Petroleum Tarek el-Molla said that a global outbidding will be issued before the end of 2018 to explore petroleum wealth, including new sectors of the Red Sea after providing international research companies with geophysical data of Egyptian economic water in the ...
Unlike last summer's blockbuster “Wolf Warrior 2,” a bombastic tale of a loose-cannon Chinese soldier in an unnamed African country, “Operation Red Sea” is a dyed-in-the-wool war movie. The former has more in common with action movies such as the “Die Hard” franchise, while the content, production ...
Mulla noted that the ministry will offer an international bid on the global companies to explore new fields in the Red Sea by the end of 2018. ... Ganoub al-Wadi Petroleum Holding Company to offer international bids on the exploration of oil fields and utilize the Egyptian economic waters in the Red Sea.”.
India, which has long dominated the vital shipping lanes in the Indian Ocean, is engaged in a contest with China to acquire naval facilities between the Bab el Mandeb Strait, which links the Red Sea with the Indian Ocean, and the Strait of Malacca, the chokepoint between Malaysia and Indonesia that joins ...
"There's a red sea wall in Texas. It's been a Republican state for a long time. The Republicans for the last several cycles have outvoted Democrats. During early voting this year, Democratic voting was up a lot so that's where the 'blue wave' conversation began, but they were still only 40 percent of the size ...
CAIRO - 9 March 2018: An Egyptian utopia comprised of around 850 touristic projects, the Red Sea region has been one of the unique destinations in Egypt for not only containing crucial maritime trade routes serving the world but also spurring tourism revenues. The region owns 10% of global shipping ...
“As a cinema-goer, what was left in my mind after seeing [Operation Red Sea] was nothing but bloody scenes,” said Song Geng, a Chinese studies professor at the University of Hong Kong who specialises in Chinese culture and ideology. “Patriotism seemed more like an afterthought,”added Song, referring ...
Yemeni government called on the United Nations to save the Red Sea from a possible environmental disaster caused by the oil spill off the coast in Hodeidah. This came during a statement by the Yemeni Foreign Minister Abdulmalik al-Mekhlafi, at the sidelines of the meeting of Arab foreign ministers held ...


 

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